Eugène Maria Cordier

1903 - 1974

Artist biography

Eugène Maria Cordier was an artist, Born in 1903, Eugène Maria Cordier passed away in 1974. Also born in 1903 and of this same generation are Josef Braun, Gunter G. Arndt, Berniece Banks Cram, Charles Barnett, and Mark Baum.

Further Biographical Context for Eugène Maria Cordier

Eugène Maria Cordier was born in 1903 and was largely influenced by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the primary years of the twentieth century. To have this time as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a prevalent political ideology which was also enormously influential among artists and their communities. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919, and became an essential place surrounding ideas in favour of the unification of art, craft and design disciplines – an idea that became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk. Surrealism came to be the key expressive mode of the 1920s, and was aided by the liberalism of Germany’s Weimar Republic, which was an environment that allowed for remarkable creative blossoming.

Eugène Maria Cordier

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